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carousel, spinning carousel, centerpiece, kids, party, diy, art, craft, fun, whimsical, pumpernickel pixie
Daily Sparkle, DIY, Etcetera, Leisurely Thursdays

Sparkle #137: Fun Carousel DIY

I love carousels! They remind me of my childhood – a simpler and stress free time. Carousel themed accessories add a fun and whimsical touch to any party or event, plus they make for great photo ops! Wouldn’t it be fun to make a carousel centerpiece for your next party? Kathleen of Oh Happy Day shared this amazing DIY of a mini carousel that serves as a decorative centerpiece and play item – it actually spins! This is going to be a fun project for the weekend. More images with step by step instructions are available on her blog linked above. Do you have any fun…

October 8, 2015
Daily Sparkle, DIY, Etcetera, Leisurely Thursdays, Owls

Sparkle #15: Meet Mr. Murasaki

Hello people, can you smell the weekend? I can! This is one of the reasons I picked Thursday as my ‘hobbies sparkle’ day – it inspires action because it is so close to the weekend. One of my resolutions this year was to explore knitting/crochet as a hobby. It combines 3 of my favorite interests – cloth, color and creativity! I love the fact that I can let my imagination soar and create something wonderful and unique. Also, my mother is an expert on this subject – she has been knitting for as long as I can remember. I always feel warm,…

January 22, 2015